Bulls big man Pau Gasol goes for a dunk against the TImberwolves. (David Sherman/NBAE/Getty Images)

Bulls’ Pau Gasol Wins Pro Basketball Writers’ Magic Johnson Award

The award is given to those who combined excellence on the court and off of it with the media.

CBS Chicago–04/22/2015

Bulls forward Nikola Mirotic. (Getty Images)

Bulls’ Nikola Mirotic To Miss Game 3

Mirotic has a strained quadriceps and bruised knee.

CBS Chicago–04/22/2015

Scott Brooks. (Getty Images)

Thunder Fire Coach Scott Brooks

Brooks was 338-207 (.620) in seven seasons.

CBS Chicago–04/22/2015

Bulls big man Joakim Noah, center, battles for a loose ball. (Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: Bulls-Bucks Series Is Empty Calories

This is over, so let’s just hope the Bulls get through it healthy.

CBS Chicago–04/21/2015

Bulls guard Jimmy Butler, left, and Joakim Noah celebrate. (Getty Images)

Westerlund: 5 Thoughts After Game 2 Of Bulls-Bucks

It got more physical as Chicago grabbed a 2-0 series lead with a 91-82 win.

CBS Chicago–04/20/2015

Jimmy Butler, right, high fives Joakim Noah. (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Butler Leads Bulls Past Bucks, 91-82, As Chicago Takes 2-0 Series Lead

Jimmy Butler set a playoff career-high for the second straight game with 31 points.

CBS Chicago–04/20/2015

Bulls guard Kirk Hinrich. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bulls’ Kirk Hinrich To Miss Game 2

Hinrich has a hyperextended left knee.

CBS Chicago–04/20/2015

Blackhawks forward Andrew Desjardins battles for the puck. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Notebook: Blackhawks Up The Effort, Andrew Desjardins Steps Up

Up 2-1 on Nashville, Chicago can take full control of the the series Tuesday night.

CBS Chicago–04/20/2015

Bulls forward Nikola Mirotic goes up for a shot against the Bucks. (Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Game 2 Preview: Bucks-Bulls

Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. at the United Center, with Chicago leading the series 1-0.

CBS Chicago–04/20/2015

Bulls forward Taj Gibson, center. (Getty Images)

Bulls Expect Bucks To Get More Physical In Game 2

Derrick Rose got to the paint at will in Game 1. Will that change in Game 2?

CBS Chicago–04/19/2015

Derrick Rose passes to a teammate.  (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Westerlund: Derrick Rose Plays Freely, Displays Top Form In Playoff Return

Rose scored 23 points and had seven assists as the Bulls topped the Bucks in Game 1.

CBS Chicago–04/18/2015

Ersan Ilyasova #7 of the Milwaukee Bucks knocks the ball away from Mike Dunleavy #34 of the Chicago Bulls during the first round of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at the United Center on April 18, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bulls Take The Lead Against Bucks

Derrick Rose had 23 points and seven assists in his first postseason game in three years, Jimmy Butler scored 25 points, and the Chicago Bulls opened the playoffs with a 103-91 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday night.

04/18/2015

Bulls guard Kirk Hinrich. (Getty Images)

Bulls’ Kirk Hinrich Out For Game 1, Derrick Rose Is A Full Go

Hinrich’s status for Game 2 is uncertain as well as he deals with a hyperextended left knee.

CBS Chicago–04/18/2015

Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau, left, and Derrick Rose. (Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

For Bulls, It’s Time To Deliver On Expectations

Chicago has what it wanted — a (fairly) healthy Derrick Rose entering the playoffs.

CBS Chicago–04/17/2015

Derrick Rose, left, and Joakim Noah. (Getty Images)

Bulls’ Rose, Gibson, Noah All A Go For Game 1

Chicago hosts Milwaukee on Saturday at 6 p.m. in Game 1.

CBS Chicago–04/17/2015

Stephen Curry goes in for a layup. (Getty Images)

Warriors? Cavs? Spurs Again? No Clear NBA Finals Favorite

It will be a wild race for the NBA title.

CBS Chicago–04/16/2015

Carlos Boozer. (Getty Images)

Carlos Boozer Goes In Depth On Yelling ‘Holdat’

This is what they talk about in Laker Land after a disastrous season.

CBS Chicago–04/16/2015

Derrick Rose drives to the hoop. (Getty Images)

McCaffrey: It’s ‘All About Just Playing’ For Derrick Rose Now

Rose is grateful for the chance to participate in the postseason again.

CBS Chicago–04/16/2015

Joakim Noah, right. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: Joakim Noah’s Knee Is A Lingering Concern

Noah hasn’t been his old self since offseason surgery on his left knee.

CBS Chicago–04/16/2015

Bulls big man Pau Gasol, left. (Getty Images)

Westerlund: Battered Bulls Enter Playoffs With Uncertain Health

“My whole mindset coming into these playoffs is ‘no excuses,'” Derrick Rose says.

CBS Chicago–04/15/2015

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